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New Stories of Old Times: Restoring Detroit’s Early History, One Image at a Time

Karen Marrero

Karen Marrero, Wayne State University Assistant Professor of Colonial North American History, considers two works of art created in the 19th century to depict two moments viewed as pivotal in Detroit’s history. How can we turn these images inside-out and use them to guide us to fresh insights that reflect Detroit’s early status

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Date & Time
March 11, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Clements Library Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

The Years: Reflections on a Life in Letters

Nicholas Delbanco, recently retired from U-M, talks about his two most recent books, The Years (2015) and Dear Wizard (UM Press, 2014), and his lengthy and illustrious career as a prolific author and award-winning teacher and mentor. He shares tales of the writer's life, how and why he writes, and offers insight into his recent publications.

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Date & Time
March 30, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

The World Health Organization: The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health

In this participatory powerpoint presentation, Dr. Els Nieuwenhuijsen covers three key topics related to the International Classification of Functioning (ICF), which is the World Health Organization (WHO) framework for measuring health and disability at both individual and population levels.

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Date & Time
March 10, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Harlequin Creature Typing Bee

Typewriter photo by Marco Tedaldi via Flickr

Harlequin Creature is an Ann Arbor-based analogue journal with each copy of each issue individually typed on typewriters. The next issue is dedicated to children's literature and will showcase poetry, prose, music and art for kids by both young and old alike. We need your help!

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Date & Time
February 18, 2015 - 11:30am to 4:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Workshop

Famous/Infamous: Exploring Reputation in Early Modern Spain Conference


Painting: ​Magdalena Ventura with Her Husband and Son by Jusepe de Ribera

This conference brings together seven exciting and cutting-edge scholars working in the domains of literature, aesthetics, performance, and cultural history. The goal is to shed new light on a neglected side of an epoch in which failure mattered greatly. Find the conference schedule here.

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Date & Time
March 21, 2015 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Symposium

Food Chain$: The Revolution in America's Fields

photo of a hand holding a ripe tomato

This documentary focuses on a highly-lauded group of tomato pickers from Southern Florida — the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States.

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Date & Time
March 3, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Film

Engaged Scholarship Across the Faculty Roles: Mission, Method and Momentum

Journaling above Plaza de Armas; Peru, Summer 2013; photo by Sachi Gianchandani

Join us for a lecture by Timothy Eatman, co-director of Imagining America: Artists and Scholars In Public Life at Syracuse University, where he teaches courses on American Colleges and Universities and Understanding Educational Research. Eatman joined Syracuse University after a Postdo

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Date & Time
February 13, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Learning in Real Life Event Series
Event Type
Lecture

Learning in Real Life: Stories of Impact Through Engagement

Journaling above Plaza de Armas; Peru, Summer 2013; photo by Sachi Gianchandani

This exhibit highlights engaged learning across the University of Michigan. Engaged learning is experiential, action-based learning that helps students develop not only intellectually, but also professionally and personally while in school.

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Dates
February 9th through April 14th
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Learning in Real Life Event Series
Event Type
Exhibit

Merce Cunningham's Diaries: A Conversation with Laura Kuhn and Peter Sparling

Writer, director and performer Laura Kuhn talks with Peter Sparling, U-M dance professor, about the diaries of the dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham.

Cunningham kept a daily diary, both personal and chronicling the doings of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, from the early 1970s until he died in 2009.

 

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Date & Time
April 8, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

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